NHL Transactions January 21-27

Josh L.
January 27 2013 02:16PM

Credit: Pro Hockey Talk

Our third installment of transactions-weekly-round-up-mania moves forward this sunny Sunday afternoon. The pace has slowed down considerably from last week, but the size of (some of) the moves is still considerable. The week in transactions and analysis for all the moves is yours once you follow the jump.

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Best of the Nation – 1.27.13

Jonathan Willis
January 27 2013 08:25AM

The first week of the NHL season is now behind us; the Best of the Nation this week includes more Luongo trade talk, Nail Yakupov's goal celebration, actual trades, and much more.

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Advertorial: Free Fantasy Contest

Kent Wilson
January 23 2013 10:03AM

 

 

Every so often someone approaches the Nations with offers or partnerships because they think we're great and all. A lot of the time this stuff is pretty lame so we don't bother you, our valued readers, with it.

Sometimes something good comes along though. The folks at Draftstreet sent us an email or 10 recently pitching us on an interesting salary cap draft contest that's free to enter. Oh and you can win cash prizes. Free cash is always good, so we want to pass the details along to you.

Anyways, here's the gist:

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Western Conference Moves, January 13-20

Chase W.
January 22 2013 08:50AM

 

 

Welcome back to the second half of our new Weekly Moves column. If you haven't aleady seen it, check out Brent's breakdown of the notable Eastern Conference transactions spawning from the ratification of the new CBA. I have been given the task of breaking down the same types of movement out West, and will do so following the jump.

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Eastern Conference Moves, January 13-20

Brent Morris
January 22 2013 08:47AM

 

'Yes, I really did get four guys on waivers this week, and hopefully next week I'll get four more.'

Hello all, and welcome to Weekly Moves, a column about the moves made by NHL teams that should appear here every Sunday night at least up until the trade deadline.  Chase Warren, Josh Lile, and myself will be alternating writing the column each week, so if you hate one of us, 2/3rds of the time you're in luck!  Normally the column will cover all waiver transactions, trades, recalls, relevant demotions, and signings (that affect the NHL team).  However, given the sheer volume of moves made in the last week, I decided it's prudent to eliminate all waiver transactions that did not result in a player being claimed, as well as all 'recalls'.   This column owes a large debt to Christina Kahrl's 'Transactions of the Week' at Baseball Prospectus, but I hope it can grow out of that potential shadow.

I'll be covering the Eastern Conference this week, Chase will have the Western Conference.  Next week, Josh will take everything.

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